‘The Cheech,’ Chicano Art, and Artistic Recognition

What does the term Chicano/a mean? What exactly constitutes Chicano Art? And does Chicano art belong in mainstream museums? All these questions are central to The Cheech , a documentary film produced and directed by Edward Tyndall , MFA, assistant professor at CU Denver’s College of Arts & Media .

Tyndall connected with actor Cheech Marin during the exhibition Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the Cheech Marin Collection , which opened at the Art Museum of South Texas in early 2018. While the comedic actor is most known for his Cheech & Chong stand-up routines and movies, Marin is also […]

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